Saturday, December 3, 2011
Billionaire Russian investor Vladimir Potanin announced a US$5 million gift Thursday to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to mark its 40th anniversary and support its programs.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Italian maestro Riccardo Muti opened the Rome Opera season on Sunday with Giuseppe Verdi's “Macbeth” as an opera house little known on the international music circuit makes an ambitious bid for prestige.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
A new play in Romania, based on transcripts of interrogations conducted by the Communist-era secret police, is focusing attention on the still sensitive issues of solidarity and betrayal.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
The Salzburg Festival has commissioned new operas from composers Gyorgy Kurtag, Marc-Andre Dalbavie, Thomas Ades and Jorg Widmann that will premiere one per summer from 2013-16.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Start spreading the news: The musical based on the film “Newsies” is striking a path to Broadway.
Monday, November 7, 2011
One was waiting tables at a Times Square seafood restaurant. Another was in Disney films and on tour with the Jonas Brothers. A third had performed at Carnegie Hall, but wondered when she'd land theater's biggest prize.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Most plays strive for clarity. David Henry Hwang's latest, “Chinglish,” does the opposite.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Broadway's Spider-Man musical is about to lose two of its original cast members.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
She's but a throwaway mention in Shakespeare's “Othello,” a one-line reference buried in Act IV of the dense and dark tale of passion and betrayal.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A small experimental theater in London has beaten Hollywood to produce the first artistic interpretation of the explosive News of the World hacking scandal using the hacked voicemails of volunteers.